Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th May 2009 07:50 UTC
Internet & Networking As we happened to be talking about advertisements on OSNews yesterday, and the use of Adblock, I stumbled upon a blog entry by Adblock Plus' developer, who is trying to improve Adblock in such a way that it is less harmful to webmasters. His suggestion is surely intriguing, but will it fly wth Adblock users?
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blocking just flash
by xfranky on Wed 13th May 2009 08:26 UTC
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Tried ABP in the past but it didn't take much time to realize that the only annoying ads I wanted to stop were the obnoxious and flashy ones. That's why I started using FlashBlock instead of ABP, whitelisting only the sites I really need flash for. It's quite a different approach, but the result pleases me (and my old pc) more than with ABP.

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